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Scent Glossary

APPLE CIDER (SEASONAL)
Nothing welcomes fall more than a steaming cup of apple cider, garnished with a cinnamon stick (and some bourbon, of course). Infused with natural cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, orange, and cedarwood essential oils, it's crisp and cozy — all the things you love about this season.

BALI: Escapist
On a balmy day in Bali, the soothing aroma of frangipani incense escapes from a local temple while fragrant champaca petals rain from the sky. Top notes of orange and sweet saffron sing above a heart of magnolia champaca and peppery elemi while notes of smoky incense and patchouli hum quietly at the base.

BALSAM: Noir
Balsam captures a winter getaway in a cozy cabin tucked away in a forest of fragrant evergreens in Upstate New York. When lit, fresh top notes of fir needle lift to reveal warm middle notes of cedar and pine and a lingering base of resinous fir balsam.

BROOKLYN:  Escapist, Reed Diffuser
It was only a matter of time before we created a candle just for our favorite destination of all—our home of Brooklyn. Inspired by late nights lingering with friends in aged leather booths of bustling cocktail bars, live jazz serenading the room and sipping drinks infused with exotic ingredients like wild sage, cassis, and orange blossom.

CARDAMOM (SEASONAL): Minimalist, Gold Travel
Notes of warm cardamom, clove, and nutmeg with a touch of citrus envelop you in a cozy cloud of spice and sophistication.

CASSIS: Noir
Sweet and earthy notes of black currants, red berries, and wild rose petals.

CATSKILLS: Escapist, Reed Diffuser
Imagine a tranquil hike in the woods of the Catskill Mountains after an autumn rainstorm, as your feet crunch atop fallen pine needles and the fresh air is flecked with the scent of cedar, cypress, and juniper.

CHRISTMAS TREE (SEASONAL): Minimalist, Gold Travel
A stroll through a lush forest of evergreens in search of the perfect Christmas tree inspired this festive blend of spruce and pine, over a heart of fresh cypress and balsam fir and a rich base of moss, musk, and cedar.

CINDER: Noir
Like a crackling fire in a cozy cabin, smoky notes of woodsmoke, incense, and cedar embers meld together to form a blanket of aroma, enveloping you in its warmth.

COCO GARDENIA (LIMITED EDITION): Lilac Haze
Inspired by a serene beachside retreat in Bali, nestled in a garden cabana surrounded by coconut palms and fragrant gardenia blossoms. Top notes of coconut and cucumber water, a heart of gardenia and ylang-ylang, and a base of rhubarb and vanilla bean will transport you to an island oasis.

DESERT STARGAZE  (LIMITED EDITION): Lilac Haze
After the sun goes down, a cool breeze envelopes you in the scent of desert orchids and citrus blossoms. Grounded by base notes of amber and vetiver, Desert Stargaze is a relaxing journey through the Mojave landscape.

FERN + MOSS: Minimalist, Gold Travel, Maximalist, Reed Diffuser, Room Mist
A scent for nature lovers inspired by the dewy and beautiful Fern Canyon in Northern California. Fern + Moss blends notes of sage and lavender with woodsy base notes of spruce and pine to capture the elusive aroma of the great outdoors. This fragrance oil is infused with natural sage, lavandin, and orange essential oils.

FLOWER CROWN (LIMITED EDITION): Lilac Haze
A bohemian rhapsody of dreamy florals. Delicate notes of dahlia petals, midnight jasmine, and orange blossom dance with bright citrus zest and sweet wild currant and red raspberries. This enchanting floral-gourmand is for all you free spirits and floral fans alike.

GREEN TOMATO (LIMITED EDITION):  Herbarium
Green Tomato is your backyard garden come to life in late summer—fresh tomato leaf is uplifted by notes of lemon zest and grounded by herbaceous notes of thyme and basil.

HAWAII RAIN: Minimalist, Gold Travel
Imagine sheltering from the rain underneath the tree canopies in the dense Hawaiian mountains, surrounded by the most beautiful blooms and fragrant plantlife. With notes of coconut water and bitter orange, river jasmine and raindrops, that is precisely what Hawaii Rain evokes.

HERBARIUM (LIMITED EDITION):  Herbarium
Herbarium encompasses the uplifting symphony of herbaceous aromas of midsummer bounty ready to be plucked and savored with al fresco dinners under a starlit sky. Fresh basil, thyme, and rosemary are brightened with bergamot and softened with petitgrain– the perfect summer fragrance.

HINOKI: Noir
Hinoki comes from the Japanese cypress and has a rich citrus aroma. Notes of hinoki cypress, cashmere woods, and cedar leaf dance above a heart of orris, redwood bark, and cardamom grounded by base of sandalwood. Woodsy, deep, and calming, our take on Hinoki smells like a stroll in Kyoto after the rain.

ITALIA: Escapist, Reed Diffuser
Dashes of exotic spices in a bustling Italian pasticceria inspired this fragrant blend of cardamom, vanilla, clove, incense, and orange blossom.

JAPANESE CITRUS: Minimalist, Gold Travel
Top notes of satsuma and yuzu flirt with bergamot and a hint of jasmine to form an energizing and exotic citrus — an aromatic soundtrack to summer days.

KYOTO: Escapist
The tree-lined streets and wooden architecture in Kyoto inspired this meditative blend of Hinoki cypress, cedar, sandalwood, vetiver, and pine. The ethos of Kyoto is one of wood, rain, and art.

LAVENDER DAZE (LIMITED EDITION)Lilac Haze
Lavender Daze recalls an oasis of calm-inducing wild lavender fields: the rich floral aroma of Bulgarian lavender fuses with soothing bucolic notes of green meadow grass, peonies, and eucalyptus leaves.

LEATHER JACKET: Minimalist, Gold Travel
Wrap yourself up in the memory of your favorite, perfectly-worn leather jacket with cozy notes of vetiver, timur pepper, leather and cedar.

LILAC HAZE (LIMITED EDITION)Lilac Haze
A beautifully overgrown garden welcomes visitors to an upstate country house in early Spring, lilac blossoms and new blooms everywhere, wild and free. Light floral notes of lilac and lily of the valley twirl with notes of fresh greenery, bergamot, and white musk: a flower loverís dream.

LOVE POTION: Minimalist, Gold Travel, Maximalist, Reed Diffuser, Room Mist
Exotic notes of jasmine blossoms, calming lavender, and bright mandarin join in an olfactory experience reminiscent of a freshly picked bouquet of wildflowers.

MARRAKECH: Escapist
Leathery, honeyed notes of saffron emanate from Place Des Épices, the spice market in the heart of Marrakech, commingling with a soft background of myrrh and sandalwood incense, an olfactive escape to the aromatic souks of Marrakech. Top notes of saffron, elemi, and cistus dance over a heart of cashmere wood and birch anchored by a rich resinous base of incense, olibanum, and myrrh.

MATCHA: Noir, Herbarium
An ode to the meditative beauty and ceremonial ritual of making a fresh cup of Matcha tea in the morning. Grassy notes of herbaceous matcha tea leaves brimming with umami dance with orange flower, lavender, and carrot seed, quietly softened by luxurious undertones of cashmere and soft suede.

MAUI: Escapist, Reed Diffuser
The tide rises and falls on a secret beach on the island of Maui and with it, notes of sea salt, sea moss, and driftwood evaporate into the air. A touch of zesty bergamot and soft ylang ylang round out aromas of the ocean.

MOJAVE EMBERS: Allison Kunath Artist Edition
Inspired by the smell of smoke in your hair the morning after a campfire, and dusty desert roads at night. Notes of clove and pine float above a heart of smoky incense and damp moss anchored by a woodsy, musky base of birch, amber, vanilla, santal, and cedar.

MONTANA FOREST: Minimalist, Gold Travel
Inspired by the fresh evergreens that grow in the airy mountains of Montana, this scent is reminiscent of nature in a far-off place. A Brooklyn Candle Studio original blend of blue spruce, pine, and camphor essential oils and fragrance.

NEROLI: Noir
Notes of sage, lily, neroli, and jasmine over a base of orange blossom and amber commingle in this uplifting and energizing fragrance inspired by neroli oil, the sweet bright oil extracted from the blossom of an orange tree.

PALO SANTO: Minimalist, Gold Travel, Maximalist, Reed Diffuser, Room Mist
Features calming top notes of cedar and mint, middle notes of cypress, and eucalyptus, and warm base notes of sandalwood and amber. This candle is infused with eucalyptus, peppermint, and cedarwood essential oils.

PETRICHOR: Allison Kunath Artist Edition
Inspired by an altar offering incense, herbs and sweet honey. Tobacco, leather, and rich black soil. A spicy saffron top note highlights a heart of elemi, incense, and moss over a rich base of cashmere wood, patchouli, birch, and olibanum.

SHISO LEAF (LIMITED EDITION):  Herbarium
This is our olfactory love letter to the shiso leaf, the fragrant Japanese herb often used as garnish, but, in this case, is the star ingredient. A heart of wild shiso and vetiver grass is accentuated by top notes of yuzu zest and fresh peppercorn and grounded by earthy notes of forest moss and cinnamon bark for an energizing fragrance that is refreshing, herbaceous, and bright.

SAFFRON BLOOM: Allison Kunath Artist Edition
Inspired by the scent of the California High Desert after the first rain of the season. Creosote, desert sage, and sun baked rocks. Lighter florals of lavender, desert rose and earthy agave contrast beautifully with herbaceous wild thyme and sage brush and a base of dusty woods, wild musk, and patchouli.

SANTA FE: Escapist
A spontaneous February trip inspired this earthy, calming scent, whose aromas of orchid cactus, wild sage, juniper, and piñon evoke days exploring the desert landscape and nights warming by the kiva fireplace.

SANTAL: Minimalist, Gold Travel, Noir, Maximalist, Reed Diffuser, Room Mist
A sultry masculine blend of earth and woods. Hinoki Cypress floats above a rich heart of cedar and pine over a warm base of vetiver and sandalwood.

SANTORINI: Escapist, Maximalist, Reed Diffuser, Room Mist
Reminiscent of the earthy, fruity aromas of Santorini’s abundant fig trees and lush native currants. Woodsy notes of sandalwood and amber form a rich, warm base that will make you dream of the Greek Isles.

SEA SALT + SURF (SEASONAL): Minimalist
Nostalgic notes of salty sea breeze float amidst aromas of marine sage, watery jasmine, and beachy musk reminiscent of surfwax and drifting on ocean waves.

SUNDAY MORNING: Minimalist, Gold Travel, Maximalist, Reed Diffuser, Room Mist
Reminiscent of whiling away a Sunday morning at the local farmer's market, sifting through luscious fruits and freshly picked flowers. Top notes of pear and bergamot float above a heart of jasmine and gardenia with a heady base of amber woods.

SWEET FIG: Minimalist, Gold Travel
Summon your inner hippie with the earthy, ripe aroma of a freshly picked fig. This refreshing and soothing scent is perfect for burning during early morning yoga or meditation practices.

THAI BASIL (LIMITED EDITION):  Herbarium
The vibrancy of Thai Basil inspired this refreshing fragrance, capturing the grassy, peppery essence of the savory herb. Brightened with notes of lemon rind and orange zest, herbaceous notes of Thai basil and wild mint blend seamlessly with a base of tamarind and clove woods.

TOASTED PUMPKIN (SEASONAL): 
The perfect scent symphony of toasted pumpkin seeds, cardamom, nutmeg, clove, and cinnamon notes.

TUILERIES: Escapist
Inspired by an enchanting stroll through the idyllic Jardin des Tuileries in Paris, this candle finds delicate floral notes of tuberose and muguet dancing above a heart of jasmine and gardenia, anchored by a heady base of amber woods.

TULUM: Escapist
Consider this our love letter to Tulum, where, amongst fragrant gardenia blossoms and beachside coconut palms, nirvana awaits. Top notes of cucumber water and coconut husk wade above a heart of gardenia and ylang-ylang over notes of rhubarb and vanilla bean: an olfactory translation of the tranquil tropical oasis so you never have to leave.